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Failing at Fairness : How Our Schools Cheat Girls - 94 edition

Failing at Fairness : How Our Schools Cheat Girls (ISBN10: 068480073X; ISBN13: 9780684800738)
ISBN13: 978-0684800738
ISBN10: 068480073X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0684195414
ISBN10: 0684195410

Summary: Failing at Fairness, the result of two decades of research, shows how gender bias makes it impossible for girls to receive an education equal to that given to boys.
  • Girls' learning problems are not identified as often as boys' are
  • Boys receive more of their teachers' attention
  • Girls start school testing higher in every academic subject, yet graduate from high school scoring 50 points lower than boys on the SAT
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rd-hitting and eye-opening, Failing at Fairness should be read by every parent, especially those with daughters.
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Summary: Failing at Fairness, the result of two decades of research, shows how gender bias makes it impossible for girls to receive an education equal to that given to boys.
  • Girls' learning problems are not identified as often as boys' are
  • Boys receive more of their teachers' attention
  • Girls start school testing higher in every academic subject, yet graduate from high school scoring 50 points lower than boys on the SAT
Hard-hitting and eye-opening, Failing at Fairness should be read by every parent, especially those with daughters. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 94
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Year Published: 1994
International: No

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